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Ind vs SL: You will be shocked to know Virat Kohli wanted to declare the inning when he was batting at 97

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 21 November 2017, 15:59 IST

The first Test match between India and Sri Lanka of three-match series was a dramatic draw. Even though the match was draw, yet the Indian cricket fans rejoice the fifth day of the first Test match. Because Indian skipper Virat Kohli completed his 50th International century (ODI-32, Test-18) in style. Kohli completed his ton with a six and just after that he declared the Indian inning at the 352-8.

The 'run machine' of India Virat Kohli's century helped India in setting a target of 231 runs for Islanders. While talking about Virat Kohli's performance the head coach of India have said that for Virat kohli “sky is the limit”. After Kohli's praiseworthy knock 104 at the Eden Garden Kolkata Ravi Shastri said, “he is a fabulous player.”

However, the most interesting thing about Kohli's knock was that when he was batting at the score of 97, he looked at Ravi Shastri to ask whether he should declare the Indian inning or not. But the head coach asked Virat Kohli to complete his ton by batting for one more over. Virat Kohli's intention was to declare the inning as he was taking time in completing his hundred. So that Indian bowlers have enough time to dismiss Islanders.

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The Board cricket council of India (BCCI) took it to Twitter and wrote, “How about that for sign language? Care to decode this conversation between the Captain and Coach? #INDvSL”

First published: 21 November 2017, 15:59 IST
 
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